Can jinns possess human beings

Tuesday, March 14 2017 Written by Administrator  

Q. Can jinns possess human beings? Was there any such event in the time of Nabi Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam)?

A. Yes, jinn are able to possess human beings. A number of such events had occurred among the Sahaabah. A very senior Sahaabi was even killed by a jinn. A jinn in the form of a huge snake caused the collapse of  the house of a Sahaabi.